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18 November 2017 - 1 Kislev 5778 - א' כסלו ה' אלפים תשע"ח
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Manado, Indonesia - Yaacov Baruch's journey Print E-mail

Yaacov Baruch is his name and he lives in Manado, Indonesia. With a Jewish name like that in a far-flung corner of Southeast Asia, I assumed he was a fifty-something missionary for Chabad-Lubavitch with a thick beard and a black hat.

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Beth Hashem Synagogue, exterior view
 

I just couldn't imagine why else a Jew would be living on a remote corner of Sulawesi Island. My impression could not have been more wrong. Yaacov is a handsome 24-year-old with dark eyes and a devilish smile. 

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